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Sports Briefing | Golf: Two Share Lead in Zurich Classic
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Erik Compton birdied three of five holes to take a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic in Avondale, La.

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Pressel back in contention after long slump
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DALY CITY, Calif. – Morgan Pressel’s swing is back, and so is her confidence. Playing a course so many players say reminds them of a major championship setup, Pressel is conjuring the form that brought out her best on the game’s toughest venues. With a 5-under-par 67 in tough, windy conditions Saturday, Pressel posted the […]

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Defending champ Ko only 3 back at Swinging Skirts
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DALY CITY, Calif. – Lydia Ko moved just three shots back in her quest to successfully defend her title at the Swinging Skirts Classic. Ko fought her way to a 1-under-par 71 Saturday at Lake Merced Golf Club, leaving her three shots behind Brooke Henderson, who has taken over as the world’s best 17-year-old since […]

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Henderson, 17, eyes history at Swinging Skirts
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DALY CITY, Calif. – Brooke Henderson is chasing history. The thing is … history’s chasing her, too. The 17-year-old Henderson will tee it up Sunday at the Swinging Skirts Classic looking to become just the third player to win an LPGA event before her 18th birthday. To join that exclusive club, however, she will have […]

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Results: 2015 Men's Conference Championships
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It’s crunch time in college golf.  The men’s conference championships are underway at various sites around the country, and GolfChannel.com will keep you updated as the champions are crowned. The winners earn an automatic bid to NCAA regionals next month, while the rest of the field is chosen by the NCAA selection committee.  April 24-25: […]

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Swafford, Weekley share lead at rainy Zurich
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Rain halted play for the second straight day at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, this time stranding several leaders in the middle of their round. Here’s how things look at TPC Louisiana, where the second round will resume Saturday morning: Leaderboard: Hudson Swafford (-11), Boo Weekley (-11 through 15 holes), Brendon de Jonge (-10), […]

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Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam Team to Lead Legends of Golf
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Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour’s Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.

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Birthday girl: Ko cards 72 in first round as adult
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DALY CITY, Calif. – Lydia Ko was serenaded Friday by fans singing “Happy Birthday” when she started and ended her second round. She heard birthday well-wishes from start to finish and was even presented a birthday cake coming off the final green. Her 18th birthday was a big deal at the Swinging Skirts Classic. “Really cool […]

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Bubba breaks wife's driver doing trick shot
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Fellas … you ever break something of your significant other’s while goofing around with your friends? Maybe you broke a lamp while playing ball in the house? Maybe it was a window? I myself once ruined a brand new couch. Turns out, Bubba Watson is just like the rest of us … you know, aside […]

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Gulbis throws out first pitch at Oakland A's game
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Fresh off missing the cut at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic in San Francisco, Natalie Gulbis faced the daunting task of throwing out the first pitch at the Oakland Athletics game on Friday night. There is no upside to throwing out a first pitch, especially for a professional athlete. You throw a strike – good for you, […]

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Harbour Town to undergo re-grassing project
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The site of last week’s RBC Heritage, Harbour Town Golf Links is about to undergo an extensive re-grassing and irrigation project. Course superintendent Jonathan Wright told the Beaufort Gazette that his crew will spray the property’s grass dead on May 4, replacing it with new Celebration Bermuda in the fairways and rough and TifEagle on […]

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